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Zenit - Korolyov's Legacy


Tyneside, UK
2017 Jun 28
Wednesday, Day 179

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Variants

The table lists the various versions of Zenit known to have been launched (including Vostok, Voskhod, Efir, Energiya, Bion, Resurs and Foton) and summarises their various characteristics.

Version First Flt Lau-
nches
LV Fail Initial HF (MHz) VHF
(MHz)
VHF
(MHz)
Beacon
Vostok (Korabl) 1960 7 2
Vostok (Piloted) 1961 6 VN
Zenit-2 1962 81 7 19.995, FSK/PDM TG
Zenit-4 1963 76 4 19.995, FSK/PDM TK
Voskhod 1964 5 VN
Zenit-2M 1968 101 4 19.995, FSK/PDM TG
Zenit-4M 1968 61 4 19.150, Morse Code TK
Zenit-4MK 1969 80 2 19.990, FSK 1.5s TF
Zenit-4MT 1971 23 19.995, FSK 1.5s TL
Energiya 1972 2 19.995, FSK/PDM
Bion 1973 11 231.500, FM +/-128 kHz
Zenit-4MKT 1975 27 19.990, FSK 1.5s TK
Zenit-6 1976 95 2 19.990, FSK 1.5s TF
Zenit-4MKM 1977 39 1 19.990, FSK 1.5s TF
Resurs-F1 1979 54 2 19.990, FSK 1.5s 39.980, FSK 1.5s 231.500, FM +/-128 kHz TF
Efir 1984 2
Zenit-8 1984 102 1 19.990, FSK 1.5s 39.980, FSK 1.5s TF
Foton 1985 12 231.500, FM +/-128 kHz
Resurs-F2 1987 10 19.990, FSK 1.5s 231.500, FM +/-128 kHz
Resurs-F1M 1997 2
Foton-M 2002 3 239.500, FM +/-128 kHz
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